Title(s)/Position(s): Assoc. Professor / Director of Centre of Entrepreneurship Development
Assoc. Prof. Bello Malam Sa’idu (Formally Known as Dr. Bello Malam Ali) born on 1st March, 1970. He is currently the Director of Centre of Entrepreneurship Development, Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State, Nigeria. He obtained Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D. Economics) in 2010 from Universiti Utara Malaysia, M.Sc. degree in Economics from Bayero University Kano in 2004 and B.Sc. (Honours) degree in Economics from University of Maiduguri in 1994.
He is a Fellow of Institute of Debt Recovery Practitioners of Nigeria (IDRPN), Member of Nigerian Economic Society (NES) and Member of Conference Master International (CMI) Malaysia.
Assoc. Prof. Sa’idu has authored three books, published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He has presented papers in conferences and his articles have appeared in national and international journals.
The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CEED) was established on 2nd October, 2014 with only a few staff; teaching and non-teaching. The Centre has the statutory mandate for teaching, training & skill acquisition and research. The Centre is interdisciplinary in nature, thus teaches and research issues related to value creation and innovations in various trade related to different disciplines. The Centre offers its core courses to all students at different levels. The Centre is staffed by a variety of personnel with diverse professional exposure. The staff comprises of academics, technologists, technical operators and craftsmen with different qualifications. The Centre is head by an academic staff at professorial cadre with numerous experience in economics and entrepreneurship at national and international levels. The Centre is associated with other trainings (i.e., workshops, intensive certificate course, technology innovation and management in diverse areas). The Centre has also put in place standard monitoring and evaluation procedure as a strategy for effective assessment of all its trainings, programmes and personnel.
To be the foremost entrepreneurship and skill development Centre in Nigeria.
To provide and promote a new generation of entrepreneurs by providing skills, knowledge and resources needed for businesses and individual development, thereby contributing to National development.